Claire is a Senior Associate specialising in major infrastructure planning and compulsory purchase.
Claire has a broad range of expertise and acts for both private and public sector clients, including statutory undertakers. She has advised on a variety of energy schemes, including electricity interconnectors, generation projects, electricity transmission and distribution projects and pipeline projects. Claire has extensive experience of public inquiries, examinations, appeals and judicial review hearings.Claire has particular experience of promoting schemes under the Planning Act 2008 regime for nationally significant infrastructure projects and under the statutory regimes of the Electricity Act 1989, the Gas Act 1986, the Pipe-lines Act 1962 and the Acquisition of Land Act 1981.Claire also advises on a wide range of development planning issues, including complex S106 agreements, highway agreements and planning appeals.
Chris specialises in corporate transactions, across a number of sectors, including within the life sciences and technology, media and telecommunications (TMT) sectors.
Consultant (Costs Lawyer)
Keith has practiced for over thirty years as a costs lawyer and consultant and provides specialist law costs advice and advocacy services on costs issues and claims arising in and from commercial disputes and court, arbitration and tribunal proceedings in England and internationally.
Emily specialises in intellectual property disputes and advice, with a particular focus on brand enforcement and the creative rights. She has advised clients on their rights in relation to trade marks, advertising compliance, databases, misuse of confidential information, copyright, designs and patents.